Who is Corey Fogelmanis?
Corey Shain Fogelmanis was born in Thousand Oaks, California USA, on 13 August 1999 – his zodiac sign is Leo, he holds American nationality, and is of Latvian descent. He’s an actor, who’s probably known best for his portrayal of Farkle Minkus in the family comedy series “Girl Meets World”, created by April Kelly and Michael Jacobs, and which starred Rowan Blanchard, Sabrina Carpenter and Ben Savage. It aired from 2014 to 2017, and follows the lives of Topanga and Cory Matthews and their daughter Riley. The series won three of the 23 awards for which it was nominated, including three Primetime Emmy nominations.
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Early life and education
Corey was raised in Thousand Oaks alongside his younger sister Baylee, by their mother Shannon and father Dain Fogelmanis, about whom not a lot is known, as they prefer to be left out of the spotlight.
He became interested in acting when he was still very young, and began appearing in school plays aged seven. In 2011, Corey began working on his acting skills at New York City’s Broadway Artists Alliance Intensive Workshops, and the same year saw him make his debut film appearance, with his portrayal of Evil Sibling in the short fantasy comedy “The Maiden and the Princess”, which failed to attract a lot of attention, but still received mostly positive reviews.
Corey continued acting throughout his years of education, then upon matriculating in 2017, he chose not to attend college, but to focus on his career as an actor.
Roles in TV series
Corey made his debut TV series appearance in 2012, when he portrayed T-Bird in Play in the episode “The Gods of Dangerous Financial Instruments” of the critically acclaimed comedy drama “House of Lies”. It was created by Matthew Carnahan and starred Don Cheadle, Kristen Bell and Ben Schwartz, and aired from 2012 to 2016, winning six awards including a Golden Globe, while it was nominated for 33 other awards.
In the same year, Corey appeared as Louis at 12 in the pilot episode of the romantic comedy “Partners”, and in 2015, he guest starred as Stevie Moops in the episode “Stevie Likes Lindy” of the family comedy drama “I Didn’t Do It”. In 2017, he was cast to star as Jasper Perkins in the thriller “PrankMe”, which also starred Rebecca Stone and Rish Shah, and follows a prank vlogger who becomes mentally unstable because of his family, and his fanbase on the internet.
Corey’s only other TV series role has been his portrayal of Brett in the 2019 episode “School Spirit” of the fantasy horror drama “Into the Dark”, which has been airing since 2018, and has won one of the six awards for which it’s been nominated.
Roles in movies
In 2016, he was cast to play Max Doyle in the family fantasy horror “Mostly Ghostly: One Night in Doom House”, which received mixed reviews. In 2018, he portrayed the supporting character Nate in the thriller drama “Deadly Scholars” written by Caron Tschampion, directed by Danny J. Boyle, and which starred Sheryl Lee, Kennedy Lea Slocum and Paris Berelc. It follows Samantha who’s writing for her school’s paper, and is competing against her friends Rudy, Gillian and Nate, as they all want to win a scholarship.
In 2019, Corey appeared as Andy in the popular mystery horror thriller “Ma”, written by Scotty Landes, directed by Tate Taylor, and which starred Octavia Spencer, Diana Silvers and Juliette Lewis.
The movie follows a woman who has just let a group of teenagers throw a party at her home, while she then reveals that she had her own dark reasons for it. It won one of the nine awards for which it was nominated.
Most recently, in 2021 Corey played Mark in the musical comedy drama “Moxie” which has received positive reviews; he’s currently shooting for the upcoming short drama “Midsummer”.
In 2011, he sang the song “Sibling Taunt” in the short fantasy comedy film “The Maiden and the Princess”.
Corey has been featured in a couple of documentaries, including the series “Teens Wanna Know”, and the mini-series “Disney Best Day Ever”, and he’s also appeared in the TV specials “Radio Disney Music Awards”, and “The 83rd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade”.
Corey has made a guest appearance in various talk-shows, such as “Good Morning America”, “Alexi Joy VIP Access”, and “Piper’s Picks TV”.
Awards and nominations
Corey has been nominated for a single award: a 2019 Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer Movie Actor, for his performance in “Ma”.
Love life: rumors dating Sabrina Carpenter
Corey’s very secretive concerning his love life, and hasn’t spoken of any girls (or boys) whom he has perhaps been with, however, there are rumors circulating the internet claiming that he’s dating Sabrina Carpenter, alongside whom he starred in the series “Girl Meets World”.
The rumors started in 2014 after the two were seen spending time together on various occasions, while they also uploaded pictures featuring themselves together onto their Instagram accounts.
Around four years later on Corey’s birthday, Sabrina decided to address the rumors in a rather comedic way: she wished him a happy birthday on Instagram and wrote the caption ‘you’re a great friend and I’m honored to know you, and not date you. thanks for being there for me and not dating me. love u so much. platonically.’
There are also some who claim that Corey’s gay, but this hasn’t been confirmed.
As of May 2021, he appears to be single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Corey’s very active on Instagram as he enjoys the attention he’s getting from his 3.2 million followers. He’s uploaded close to 100 pictures, most of which have been taken during his everyday life.
He’s a dog-lover, and his pet dog can be seen featured in some of his Instagram pictures.
Corey’s a human rights activist, and in late 2020, he sat at a train station with a sign which read ‘prosecute killer cops’.
He’s a supporter of the LGBT community, which is one of the reasons why people believe him to be gay.
Corey’s career has taken him to a couple of US states, and he’s expressed his desire to travel overseas.
In his spare time, he likes to watch movies starring his favorite actor and actress Robert De Niro and Emma Watson, such as “Scarface”, “Scent of a Woman”, and the franchise “Harry Potter”.
Age, height and net worth
Corey’s age is 21. He has short brown hair and blue eyes, his height is 5ft 9ins (1.77m) and he weighs around 163lbs (74kgs).
As of May 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $2 million.